RBC Figures Show 2014 could be a Strong Year for Canadian Economy

Following two years of what many market experts considered slow growth the Canadian economy could be set to expand greatly in 2014. That’s the headline from recent figures reported by RBC concerning this year’s forecast for the country’s economic strength. RBC is…

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Hamilton/Burlington Market Achieved Highest Real Estate Appreciation Rate in Country in 2013

New industry data covering 2013 shows that the Hamilton-Burlington housing market achieved a higher average home appreciation rate than any other market in Canada. According to the latest REMAX figures, the average price of a home across Hamilton and Burlington rose…

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Economists Argue Lower Canadian Dollar Value Having Positive Effect

The Canadian dollar has fallen 10% in value since the beginning of 2013. While this might be considered a precursor to the sound of warning bells for many, some economists now believe the reduction in value of the country’s currency will…

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New CETA Agreement Highlights Canada’s Growing Presence on the World Economic Stage

The Canadian economy looks set to be well-positioned for the long term future, thanks to a new trade deal signed with the European Union. The CETA(Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) deal represents a landmark moment in Canada’s history and is said…

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Media continue to be confused on Direction of the Housing Market

It speaks to the negativity of some in the media that few predicted the spike in sales and increases in home values that have taken place over the year. August home values were up 11.1% from the 2012 figures and…

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Canadian Economy Receives Praise from Head of the World Bank

While global factors continue to affect the overall economic picture for developed nations around the globe, the Canadian economy remains strong. That’s the message recently relayed by Jim Yong Kim, the current head of the World Bank. Mr. Kim praised…

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Hamilton, Ontario’s Economic Credentials on the Rise

Infrastructure investment in Hamilton, Ontario continues at record pace in 2013, as several of the city’s institutions unveil new facilities. In addition to presenting a strong case for Hamilton being a leading Canadian growth city, these recently developments across the…

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